Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and if need be on to los angeles. you see this there that train is going to be on the tracks for hours and hours to come. if you are riding amtrak, you might need to call ahead. 2008 at that very same intersection, shep, truck carrying lemon peels blew through a signal, hit an amtrak train in that case 20 people were injured. in both cases the signal was said to be operating but weather may have been a factor in the 2008 case 100 degrees today and clear as a bell. unclear what was going on with the driver of the truck today, shep? >> shepard: trace gallagher in los angeles. update us. thank you. dramatic look at a bus crash that killed six people on a busy highway. can you see the flames engulfing that buzz on all sides. it happened in northern china. state media there report that the photo came from somebody's cell phone camera. the bus carrying german tourists reportedly slammed into the back of a truck right before it burst into flames. more than a dozen people reported hurt with fractures, bruises and burns. according to state media, incidents linked to bad driving and poor road co
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
died in 2010. william lajeunesse with the news live tonight in los angeles. william? >> bill, naco is a small, quiet border town until the sun goes down. for years it was the single busiest spot on the border and today it remain has major drug highway. early this morning, around 2:00 o'clock in the morning, three agents responded when a sensor or typically go off in a given area suggesting a line of illegals or smugglers were coming up a canyon. when agents arrived, gunmen opened fire, an apparent ambush. was was air lifted to tucson medical center in stable condition. another was patrolling on horseback, he was killed. 30-year-old nicholas ivy was born and raised in utah, joined the border patrol four years ago. he leaves behind a wife and two daughters. >> it's been a long day for us, but it's been longer for no one more than a wife whose husband is not coming home. >> the naco station covers about 1200 square miles, including 32 miles of arizona-mexican border. the fear is that the suspects reportedly up to four, made it across the border before this dragnet got fully underway.
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
thief leading the police on a high-speed chase through los angeles. did you see this? the dramatic way that it ended. we'll be right back. wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. phrap bill: this morning a grim milestone to be marked for u.s. forces in afghanistan after a weekend, a firefight and suicide blasts pushed the death toll for american civilians and military personnel over the 2,000 mark, and kill a total of at least 16 people over the course of 48 hours. in a moment we'll get live to colonel oliver north with some folks who have sacrificed in that war in afghanistan and hear his observations about how things are going there. if you listen to a lot of folks talk it has taken a turn there. martha: we are working on that, we'll get that up as soon as we can. in the meantime the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is now saying that he is outraged by the rise in attacks on u.s. service members by their afghan allies in america's longest war. here is u.s. general john allen. >> can you explain why the s
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
and temperatures in the mid to upper 80s and midaches in portions of texas and it will be 98 out in los angeles where car magedon didn't happen over the weekend. it should be 104. >> if you love room temperature why is the studio not room temperature. >> did they generate themselves or did you type in nor. >> steve: we have a super commutor. >> gretchen: no one listened to my request. >> steve: he likes the room at 72? >> gretchen: let's jacket it up in here then. talk about governor chris christy. he went on the talk show. a lot of people have wondered where chris christy had gone as far as being on the stump. maybe he needed to be out there spice things up a bit. he did that yesterday. listen to this exchange where it seems like george stephanopilis was stunned at what governor chris christie said. >> stop lying, mr. president. governor is not talking about tax cuts for the wealthy. he the wealthiy will pay under the romney administration as today. i love those ads. president said million new manufacturing jobs. how mr. president? four trillion reduction in the debt? really? simpson-bowls . y
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
that doesdo these types of attacks. whether we have a guard yane angels and different tactics in the field. general alen saying there is only so much to do minus pulling them out of the field. >> listen to the. >> they are attacks and part of our new military strategy . we have people in the afghan police and army and the orders come from the top. >> what skills do the al-qaida bring? >> ther masters of everything. for example, miking ied something we don't know how to do but they are teaching us and master engineers and good with all weapons. when the weapons break they repair them. we can't do it without them. >> president obama said we took the guts out of al-qaida. that is it a fighter who works with al-qaida. is al-qaida diminished as president obama telling us? or are they still strong in the middle east. >> the interview goes on. general alen said they train them and that's all you need. you don't needs thousands of fighters. they are that is chilling segshows how closely al-qaida works with the and underscores implication of what is at stake there and general alen answered the ques
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
des moines. they both join us now from los angeles. our first question to you is why? why do this? why go out as a fake voter and make this documentary? >> well, first of all, i wouldn't wall it a documentary. we made this film. in an election season we see how polarized politics is in the u.s. we wanted to have a conversation about, you know, the gap between campaign trail rhetoric and people like janeane from des moines. >> you look at these swing states and it's well documented. people in campaign rallies with hidden cameras, ambush reporters. you've got lots and lots of coverage from inside and outside the campaigns. what does your film, if it's not a documentary then, a mockumentary. what does it show that people weren't getting from all other forms of media covering the election? >> where is this gap between the campaign trail rhetoric from politicians and everyday reality of people like janeane. we really wanted to explore, you know, what would happen if somebody like janeane, a conservative, had to face the contradiction in her life? the story, she basically losing everything.